My Love Of Katy Perry's Roar


Have you ever heard a song that you can't get out of your head?

I have, plenty of times. Something about the song will hit me in the solar plexus and resonate with me.

When people discuss music, it's as sensitive a topic as politics because I find that people feel very passionate about their taste in music and will debate about it until the cows come home.

However, you really can't debate music because it's like a piece of art. Not everyone is going to feel it the same way. Music is about your own personal interpretation and how it touches you.

My taste in music is so varied that I really don't have a specific genre that I prefer.

I've been known to listen to opera, jazz, rock, pop, blues, big band, and even country.

I will like a song for its overall energy and how it makes me feel, more so than thinking genre.

If I like a song, I just like.

Such as it was when I heard the song, Roar, by Katy Perry.

Yeah I know, KATY PERRY?!?!?!

How GIRLY of me.

I honestly didn’t know much about Katy Perry's music before hearing this song. Sure, I had heard OF her and have smelled her recent celebrity fragrance in department stores, but that’s about it. However, when I first heard this song and then watched the video, I ended up loving it to the point of watching it a MILLION times. And the funny thing about it is that they even play this song at work, so I hear it a few times a day. I will sometimes grab a bottle of perfume off the counter and use it as a microphone, while lip syncing and dancing to the song right there on the sales floor. You think I'm kidding? Well I'm not. I've even had a few female customers walk over and start singing and dancing with me. One lady even tried to tip me (pennies and nickles).

For those of you who have never heard Roar, or are thinking, “WHO THE HELL IS KATY PERRY?, allow me to introduce her in this video.

But first a brief overview of the song:


I love this song and video because it's UPLIFTING. I love the words because they pertain to speaking up for yourself when you need to and not be afraid to ROAR if you have to, because sometimes in life and in certain situations, you need to roar to make your point. And roaring doesn't necessarily mean yelling, it means standing strong.

This song is also about overriding life's challenges and discovering your inner champion. Hearing this song makes me feel good.

And I love the music itself because I think this song has a great beat.

And lastly, I love the computer graphics in this video because it’s so cleverly done.

Oh, I forgot one other thing.

I also love all the animals in this video. Some are computer generated, but some are real. The little monkey is ADORABLE. And the tiger is stunningly beautiful. A tiger is my FAVORITE animal in the world.

So allow me to share the song that has been going through my head for over a week, and will probably go through my head for another week, until I get a partial lobotomy.

And for those of you who have already heard this song or have watched the video and don’t care for it, feel free to skip it. You can just scroll down below the video and see the beautiful pictures of me AS Katy Perry.

If you have trouble viewing, go here.


*Ronnie as Katy Perry*


Have a ROARINGLY great weekend everyone!
X

68 comments

  1. Rob LenihanOctober 11, 2013

    Hey, Ron!

    Katy Perry has always come off as quite likeable. She hosted "Saturday Night Life" a few years back and she was funny.

    I like the song and the video--especially since she's wearing less clothes as it goes along. (Perv alert!)

    "If I like a song, I just like."



    That just sums things up for me. Putting labels on our music takes the fun out of it.


    And speaking of fun, I do love the Ronnie Perry shots. And I'd give ANYTHING to see you dancing on the sales floor! Or at least 50 cents...


    Have a roaring great weekend, buddy, and lip synch till your face falls off!

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  2. You are right, Ron......music is just one of those things. One song can touch a person deep inside, while ithe same song can just plain annoy the next person.

    For some reason, I have never like female solo artists. I have no idea why, but I just don't enjoy their music. So, nope not a Katy Perry fan. Right now, I'm obsessed with the Sweater Weather song by The Neighbourhood. I could listen to it all day......cuz it's too coooolllllddd for me here (just google it!)

    Have a great weekend!

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  3. You are so right, music is purely a personal thing, I would never argue the subject or decry anyone taste. My iPod contains Soul, Country, Jazz, Reggae, Rock, New Age, Blues and some I can't define and I love it all! :)

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  4. Dianne WilsonOctober 11, 2013

    I LOVE you in the shell !!
    that is so perfect
    Katy is cool, I still sing I Kissed A Girl, that's a great song


    Hugs from me and Hope and Athena

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  5. Nice piece of architectural dancing.

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  6. Ron, Ron, Ron. I like you so much that I WANT to like Katy Perry for your sake. Want to, but just can't. I have never liked a single song of hers and this is no exception. I even had to turn the video off part-way through, because I was liking her even less as it went.


    That said, I do love the message of the song. It's very much a song of empowerment, and that's a really good thing in this age of calling women bitches and ho's. Sort of like Kelly Clarkson's "Stronger" (which I actually do like) and Natasha Beddingfield's "Unwritten" (which I love). I think it's especially important for girls to hear songs about finding your own power, so I'll give Katy Perry credit for this song. Maybe it will erase some of the ick factor for me for her many other abysmal songs (California Girls, Teenage Dream, LAst Friday Night and worst, Ur so Gay). Hmm - now that I've listed them out, I'm not sure it will!

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  7. Ron, I've heard this song and have seen the video and love it too. One of my nieces is so in love with this song and plays it all the time. I took she and a few of her girlfriends out for a Saturday afternoon of shopping one weekend and when the song came on the radio, they all started singing it out loud together. It was so cute! I agree, this song is very uplifting and carries a great message. Have you seen any of the videos made by high school students for the Katy Perry Roar Contest? Some of them are so incredibly touching because the kids also made them to raise money for certain causes like, cancer research.

    What a great post, Ron. And the photos of you as Katy Perry are so funny. Love you in the clam shell!

    Have a wonderful weekend!

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  8. My music tastes run the gamut as well with classical, rock, island, blues, soul and a wee bit of country all taking space in my iTunes. This song is very inspiring and, visually, the video is stunning. I have to say the costume is awfully cheesy! But animals steal the show every time. As for your collage.....um....I may be starting to get a bit concerned about you! ;-) Hope your weekend is wonderful.

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  9. Ron, I found the link to my favorite Roar video made by high school students. Maybe you've all ready seen it, but if you haven't I hope you enjoy it.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8o8c-gy66BI#t=65

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  10. Goood morning Jeanne!

    " Especially so because here I am sitting here blogging and actually LISTENING right this very MINUTE to Katy Perry singing ROAR!!! No kidding!! I LOVE it!!"

    *clapping*

    OMG...that is SOOOOOOOO ironic!!!!!!!

    I'll tell ya, ever since I heard this song, I can't get out of my head. I have it bookmarked on my computer so I can listen to it every morning before I head out for the day.

    "You really should check out the movie she did last summer....I think it's out in RedBox right now for rental. My daughter and I saw it and just thought she was amazing!!"

    Thank you for sharing that because I had read something online that she made an autobiographical movie this summer, so I will look for it in RedBox. In fact, I may do that this weekend.

    Much thanks for stopping by, dear lady. Have an AWESOME weekend!

    X to you and the girlz!

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  11. Goooood morning Valerie!

    "I have heard it before but didn't know the singer. I do now, though. Now that I've stopped dancing, can I get on with preparing my shopping list... haha."

    HAHAHHAHAHAHA! Isn't the it catchy?

    Me too. I kept hearing the song at work and loved it, but had no idea who was singing it. Someone finally told me it was Katy Perry, so I came home and found the video over at You Tube and have been listening to it for over a WEEK.

    "Music for me takes precedence over television. I couldn't live without my collection."

    THANK YOU! I don't watch television at all, but will always have some of music playing in the background when I'm at home. I especially love listening to music whenever I'm doing housecleaning.

    "The pictures are amazing, it's not everyone gets to sit in an oyster shell. Was it comfortable?"



    Bwhahahahahahhaha! No, it hurt like HELL, but it was worth it for the sake of ART. HA!


    Much thanks for stopping by, dear lady. Wishing you and Joe a lovely weekend!


    X

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  12. Hey there Rob!

    "Katy Perry has always come off as quite likeable. She hosted "Saturday Night Life" a few years back and she was funny."

    Thank you for sharing that because I still don't know much about her OR her professional life. I will look for that SNL video clip on You Tube this weekend and check it out.

    "I like the song and the video--especially since she's wearing less clothes as it goes along. (Perv alert!)"

    Bwhahahahahahahaha! I know, I've read certain articles online about how some people were offended by her skimpy (Jane) outfit. I was like PAAAAAAAAALEESE, it was no more skimpier than some of the stuff I see people wearing out on the streets like, those pants that hang down below some people's butt; exposing their underwear.

    " And I'd give ANYTHING to see you dancing on the sales floor! Or at least 50 cents..."



    HA! Thank you!!!!!


    Have a roaring weekend too, and thanks for stopping by, buddy!


    X

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  13. Hey there Bijoux!

    " One song can touch a person deep inside, while the same song can just plain annoy the next person."

    I know, it's that something? It's like looking at a piece of artwork and some people seeing it as beautiful, but others seeing it as just plain awful. You're right...it's personal.

    "For some reason, I have never like female solo artists. I have no idea why, but I just don't enjoy their music. So, nope not a Katy Perry fan."

    I totally understand because I was never a big fan of The Beatles, but whenever I say that people say, "How can you NOT like The Beatles?????"

    "I'm obsessed with the Sweater Weather song by The Neighbourhood. I could listen to it all day......cuz it's too coooolllllddd for me here (just google it!)"



    Thank you for sharing that because I will Google it this weekend and check it out.


    Much thanks for stopping by, my friend. Have a grrrrrrreat weekend!

    X

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  14. "My iPod contains Soul, Country, Jazz, Reggae, Rock, New Age, Blues and some I can't define and I love it all! :)"



    You GO, Pearl! Sounds like an awesome array of music to me!


    I know that many don't care for country, but there are some country music artists that I love like Bonnie Raitt and Martina McBride. Love them!


    Thanks so much for stopping by, m'dear! Have a lovely weekend!


    X

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  15. "I LOVE you in the shell !!that is so perfect"


    Thank you! It made me feel like Bette Midler in her show, "Clams On A Half Shell!" HA!


    I've not heard the Katy Perry song you mentioned, but will check it out online this weekend!


    Thanks so much for stopping by, dear lady. Wishing you a fantabulous weekend!


    X to you, Hope and Athena!

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  16. Dale, LOVED your COMMENT!!!!!


    Thanks for stopping by, bud. Have a super weekend!


    X

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  17. Hey there Secret Agent Woman!

    " I have never liked a single song of hers and this is no exception. I even had to turn the video off part-way through, because I was liking her even less as it went."

    HA! That's totally okay, girl, because I understand. People either seem to LIKE Katy Perry's music or not. And trust me, some of the people work with can't stand this song.

    " It's very much a song of empowerment, and that's a really good thing in this age of calling women bitches and ho's. I think it's especially important for girls to hear songs about finding your own power, so I'll give Katy Perry credit for this song."



    Exactly! And I cannot believe how much this song and video have gone viral over the Internet with so many young ladies loving the message. You're right...it's a song of empowerment. Especially to women, which I totally appreciate because I think women are powerful.


    Yes, I did read something online about the song, "Ur So Gay" and how some people didn't like it. However, I haven't heard it myself but will have to Google it and see what I think.


    Thanks so much for stopping by and sharing your thoughts, girl. Always appreciated and enjoyed. Have a super weekend!


    X

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  18. Hola Denise!

    "I took she and a few of her girlfriends out for a Saturday afternoon of shopping one weekend and when the song came on the radio, they all started singing it out loud together. It was so cute!"

    OMG...how CUTE! I can't get over how much this song as gone viral over the Internet, especially with young kids who are loving the message. And I think that's awesome because this song does give a great message.

    "Have you seen any of the videos made by high school students for the Katy Perry Roar Contest? Some of them are so incredibly touching because the kids also made them to raise money for certain causes like, cancer research."

    Yes, I have. And isn't that faaaaaaaabulous? I think it's a wonderful thing that Katy Perry did for kids because it's teaching them some great stuff about strength, courage, and empowerment. GO, Katy!!!

    "And the photos of you as Katy Perry are so funny. Love you in the clam shell!"



    Tee, hee!


    Thanks so much for stopping by, girl. Have wonderful weekend too!


    X

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  19. Denise, thank you SO MUCH for sharing this video clip. It' AWESOME!!!!!!

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  20. Helloooooooo there Lisa!

    "My music tastes run the gamut as well with classical, rock, island, blues, soul and a wee bit of country all taking space in my iTunes."

    Isn't that the wonderful thing about music? There is something out there for everyone's taste. And it's funny because my taste in music keeps changing. Certain music that I didn't like many, many years ago (such as country), I love now. Also, I was never a bit rock music person, but I hear certain songs now and love them.

    "I have to say the costume is awfully cheesy!"

    Yes, I've read SEVERAL articles online in which people shared your same feeling.

    Didn't you LOVE the animals? The monkey is so cute! I love when he sticks out his tongue.

    "As for your collage.....um....I may be starting to get a bit concerned about you! ;-)"



    HAHAHAHAHA! Aren't I INSANE????


    Much thanks for stopping by, my friend. Have wonderful weekend!


    X

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  21. I'm in your club! Never was a fan of the Beatles. Kind of boring! Hahaha.......it's like saying you don't like chocolate! People are like, WTF is wrong with you?

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  22. Mark PetruskaOctober 11, 2013

    Wow, Ron. Those pictures. Just...wow.


    They're faaaaaabulous!!


    The way you feel about "Roar" is similar to how I feel about "Eye of the Tiger." That has always been MY song of empowerment! When times were rough and my back was to the wall, I'd listen to Survivor, and feel powerful and inspired. Daresay, It made me feel I could "rise up to the challenge of my rivals!"


    So I say this: you go, boy!

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  23. Angelia SimsOctober 11, 2013

    Lol! Ron, you are such a cuuuute Katy Perry! HA. I saw the title and the song started to immediately go through my head! So catchy, and I have LOVED her for a while now. See, I took the little girls to a movie (for the popcorn) and the only thing showing was the Katy Perry movie. I had no clue who she was, but man by then end of the movie? I knew who SHE was, who her Grandma was, all about her evangelistic preacher parents, and her failed marriage. I cried, Ron. I cried in front of my little girls at the Katy Perry movie. Then, I bought her album. She is amazing. Great to see this!

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  24. "I'm in your club! Never was a fan of the Beatles. Kind of boring! Hahaha"


    OMG...thank god I found ONE person who feels the same way about The Beatles as I do. Yeah...kinda boring is right.


    HOWEVER....you don't like chocolate?


    WTF is wrong with you???


    Bwhahahahhahahaha!


    X ya, my friend!

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  25. Helloooooooo Angelia!

    "Lol! Ron, you are such a cuuuute Katy Perry! HA."

    Thank you. Don't I make a WICKED Katy Perry? I think it's the moustache - HA!

    " I cried, Ron. I cried in front of my little girls at the Katy Perry movie. Then, I bought her album. She is amazing. Great to see this!"


    WOW!

    I can't THANK YOU enough for sharing your feedback, not only on Katy Perry but her movie as well, because I briefly read about it online and one of my readers mentioned it in her comment too and had the same reaction about the movie as you did.



    As I shared, I still don't know that much about Katy Perry or her career, so I will be doing a bit more research on her in the next couple of weeks and will also look for that movie.


    MUCH thanks for stopping by and sharing you thoughts and feelings on Katy. Really enjoyed reading your comment!


    Have a super weekend, my friend!


    X

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  26. Howdy Mark!

    " Those pictures. Just...wow.

    They're faaaaaabulous!!"

    Bwhahahahahahaha! Oh, thank you!!!!! I often wonder if the people over at Face In Hole look at all the photographs I've made over there in which my face always seems to be on the body of women and think, "OMG...who this SICK man?!?!?"

    "The way you feel about "Roar" is similar to how I feel about "Eye of the Tiger." That has always been MY song of empowerment!"



    LOVE that song as well, so I can see WHY you feel that way!


    You GO, boy!


    Much thanks for stopping by, buddy. Have a most excellent week!


    X to you and Tara!

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  27. Glad you enjoyed it, Ron. It really touched me.

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  28. Me as well! Thanks again for sharing it!
    X

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  29. Ron, I'm not a big fan of Katy Perry, but this is one song of hers that I do like. And I had never seen the video before so this was very cool. The computer graphics are awesome. It's like a comic book come to life. I loved the spiders crawling on her arms.


    And the photos of you AS Katy Perry are faaaaabulos! You are one crazy dude and I love it!

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  30. I love chocolate, Ronnie! I'm just sayin it's like that!

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  31. i actually heard this song only because my kid listens to it when it comes on radio disney. can't say that i like it but i have found myself singing it out loud, but only with the kid. if i was in the car alone, i'd probably turn.


    you look fabulous in your photos below. roar ronnie!

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  32. HA! Oh okay. I thought you meant that YOU don't like chocolate.


    But you're right, because I know several people who don't like chocolate and everyone's like, "What do you mean you don't like chocolate?!?!?"


    Can you believe that when I was a kid I was actually allergic to chocolate? I would break out in huge hives all over my arms. And they ITCHED like crazy. Then, as I got older, I was able to eat it without any allergic reaction.


    And thank god, because I ADORE chocolate. Especially DARK.

    X

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  33. Hey there Matt!

    Isn't the video faaaaabulous? And you're exactly right, it DOES look like a comic book come to life!!!

    "You are one crazy dude..."



    HA! Aren't CRAZY?!?!? I tried to find photos of Katy Perry from the song Roar to place my face into, but they didn't have any so I used a few that I liked.


    Thanks a bunch for stopping by, buddy. Have a super weekend!


    X

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  34. Hey there Shae!

    " I have a hate love relationship with Katy Perry but this is a song that has grown on me."

    Yes, I know other people who feel the same way about Katy Perry. It seems that people either really like her or they don't. I couldn't get over how many articles I found online about her personal life, which I knew nothing about. She's been through a lot of stuff.

    "I know what its like to go through some challenges in life and need to go from "zero to mine own hero". This post couldnt come at a better time for me."



    Don't you love the words to this song? Very inspiring and uplifting.


    Thanks so much for stopping by, girl. Have a fab weekend and I hope all is going well with your job search.


    (((((( You ))))))

    X

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  35. Hey there V Girl!

    "can't say that i like it but i have found myself singing it out loud, but only with the kid. if i was in the car alone, i'd probably turn."

    HA! I know, it seems to be one of those songs that kinda draws you in to sing along. It has a catchy beat.

    "you look fabulous in your photos below. roar ronnie!"



    Aw, thanks, girl! :)


    Have a super-duper weekend and thanks so much for stopping by!

    X

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  36. Ron, I can't believe you posted about this today because I was talking to someone about this Katy Perry song a few days ago and was telling them how much I enjoyed it. Like you, I knew who she was, but never really took notice to any of her music. I love this song. And not only the music but the words as well. I didn't realize there was an actual video on the song so thank you for sharing it. And what a great video it is. I watched it this morning while I was a work but had to keep the volume down. But when I got home, I watched again at full volume. And I'll probably watch it a dozen times over the weekend.


    I think Katy Perry has such beautiful eyes!


    Thanks for sharing this post!


    And those photos of you? FABULOSO! You look great in that MTV Awards dress!

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  37. Hey ho Robert!

    "I didn't realize there was an actual video on the song so thank you for sharing it. And what a great video it is."

    Yes, I didn't either. And I would have never found the video had I not searched online at You Tube just for the song. Isn't it a SUPER video?

    "I think Katy Perry has such beautiful eyes!'

    Yes, and thought the same thing! Especially how blue they are against her dark hair. She's a very pretty lady. She has both a sweetness and sexiness to her.

    "And those photos of you? FABULOSO! You look great in that MTV Awards dress!"

    Bwhaahaahahaha! Thank you, buddy! I had so much fun putting those crazy pictures together.

    Much thanks for stopping by, Robert. Have terrific weekend!

    X

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  38. I LOVE Katy Perry! I don't car if I'm too old. She's fabulous. And God, she's so beautiful. Although, not as beautiful as you! I think you're my new girl crush.

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  39. You make a lovely Katy!
    Thank you for sharing this video. I hadn't seen it. Wow, is she beautiful, and really comes into her own by the ending.

    I've heard this song on the radio, but didn't realize it was Katy.

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  40. "Although, not as beautiful as you! I think you're my new girl crush."


    Bwhahahahhahahahaha! Chrissy, I was eating a mouthful of potato chips when I read that and SPEWED them all over my desk! That was HILARIOUS!


    And I agree, Katy is such a beautiful lady. She has both a sweetness and sexiness to her.


    And the more I read up on her, the more I can see that she is a very smart lady as well.


    Much thanks for stopping by, girl. Have a FABULOSO weekend!


    X to you and the gang!


    P.S. Hope all is going well with your book!

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  41. Hellooooooooo Jean!

    "You make a lovely Katy!"



    Tee, hee!


    *blushing*


    Thank you!


    So glad you enjoyed the video. And yes, I too had heard this song for weeks and weeks, and then eventually found out WHO it was from someone at work. So, I looked for the song on You Tube and found the video.


    Yup...Katy is a beautiful lady indeed! Love her blue eyes!


    Much thanks for stopping by, Jean. Have a super-duper weekend!


    X

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  42. LOL, oh so girly indeedy!
    Love the song Ron, it is uplifting and the backgrounds etc, are so pretty. Music is a powerful force and yes, I can totally relate to having a song going on and on in my mind. Usually, it's something I like but once in a while, it's one of those God awful jingles that you hear in some store that just won't let go! We have a Save On store here and their store song is: More, more, more...and so on. That's one that was driving me crazy for a while. Wishing you a great weekend, G
    PS: The Focus Booster I wrote about IS for your PC, you download it onto your computer and can move the little clock icon into the corner, It really works, I've had 2 very productive days, since I downloaded it and started using it. I don't have any of those Smart gizmos either. Try it, you'll love it, I'm sure.
    www.myreallifereviews.com

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  43. I must admit to not keeping up with the latest music and singers any more. I didn't think I'd ever say that, but it's true. I play my own, vast library of music, or listen to 'Gold' radio, where they play all oldies. In general, I don't care for the lyrics of today's music.



    Every now and then a song comes along that has a good message or beat. Roar seems to fit both of those. You make a better Katy Perry than Katy Perry ;)

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  44. Hello there Geraldine!

    "LOL, oh so girly indeedy!"

    Sooooooooo girly!!!!! But what can I say? There was even a time when I loved listening to the Spice Girls! HA! Can you believe that??

    "...it's something I like but once in a while, it's one of those God awful jingles that you hear in some store that just won't let go! We have a Save On store here and their store song is: More, more, more...and so on."

    Yes, I know what you mean about those jingles and having them get stuck in your head all day long. OY VEY!

    Thanks for letting me know about the Focus Booster because I thought it was only a phone app. Yes, I will definitely check it out because it sounds awesome!

    Much thanks for stopping by, my friend. Have a GREAT weekend!

    X

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  45. "I must admit to not keeping up with the latest music and singers any more."

    Me as well, Babs! In fact, someone will often mention a recording artist and I'll say, "Who are THEY??" It was like with Katy Perry, I had heard her name around, but didn't know her music until I heard this song.

    "or listen to 'Gold' radio, where they play all oldies."

    LOVE the OLDIES!!!!!

    "You make a better Katy Perry than Katy Perry ;)"



    HAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Thank you, my friend! But I may need to do something about my moustache - tee, hee!


    Hope you're having a super weekend and thanks so much for stopping by!


    X to you and Mo!


    P.S. Btw, I downloaded that photo of Mo you sent me (the one of her with the blond wig and whip) when you were doing the 30-day photo challenge, and every time I look at it I HOWL with laughter! OMG...that was a FLAWLESS photo! You two ROCK!

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  46. Ron, you are sooo funny! I can just see you dancing in the store and lip-synching this song.
    Personally, I don't care for monkeys. Never have. I'm not even particularly fond of seeing them in zoos. The tiger, however, is beautiful, and I love it when Katy paints the elephant's toenails hot pink!
    Yes, my friend, you are right. Music, like art and writing, is very personal and subjective. And all of us creative types tend to be quite sensitive, making the rejection of our art hurt deeply. Guess that's why those doing the rejecting need to remember to dish up a compliment along with their "no," huh?!
    Have a fabulous weekend!

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  47. Hello there Debbie!

    " I can just see you dancing in the store and lip-synching this song."

    Yes, I do THREE shows a day - HA!

    "The tiger, however, is beautiful, and I love it when Katy paints the elephant's toenails hot pink!"

    Isn't the tiger beeeeautiful? There is something about a tiger that I love and always have. They're markings on their fur are just stunning to me. And yes, isn't it cute when Katy paints the toenails on the elephant? And PINK!

    "And all of us creative types tend to be quite sensitive, making the rejection of our art hurt deeply. Guess that's why those doing the rejecting need to remember to dish up a compliment along with their "no," huh?!"

    I think from being a stage actor for so many years, I'm use to the rejection and realize that no one sees the same performance on any given night. It's about interpretation and how the audience sees things. Some will like a performance and others not. I've been slammed in some reviews and praised in others. Yet, it was same performance. Like you said, it is very personal and subjective.

    Thanks a bunch for stopping by, dear lady. Hope you're enjoying a super weekend!

    X

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  48. Well, the verdict is still out on the video, but by golly I adore you with the pink hair and the record hat! LOL I can see how it got stuck. Don't ask me why....I've had that "you can count on me like one, two, three--I'll be there...." (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59TrrF8lzKs) deal going through my brain the past few days. I've even hummed it enough himself is glaring at me when he finds himself whistling it. *laughing* Love it!! Think I'll blare it for him this morning. LOLOL

    We're all about music diversity in this house. Bit like you anything from symphony to opera to good ol' golden oldies and foot stompin' Yeeeehawww music. LOL For some reason Jason Glass is being played a lot at the moment. Perhaps I'm suppose to find it soothing? LOL

    I agree with you about music being one of those personal things for each of us. I grew up with some loyalties to some bands--and lost that as I got a bit older and they did too. LOL

    Different moods require different music around here.

    OH!! Which reminds me I need to get my ooky spooky CD's goin'....LOLOL No words, but a lot of creeking doors, a few howls and a whole lotta evil laughing and cackling! :-D

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  49. "Well, the verdict is still out on the video, but by golly I adore you with the pink hair and the record hat! LOL "

    HAHAHAHAHHAHA! Thank you, Mel....X Pink is one of my favorite colors, so I couldn't resist dying my hair for the MTV Awards!

    Okay, I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the video clip you shared. I watched it TWICE and will watch it again later. I love the words, the beat and the clever drawing graphics. Thanks so much for sharing such an awesome song!!!

    " I grew up with some loyalties to some bands--and lost that as I got a bit older and they did too. LOL"

    Yes, isn't it something how that happens? As we get older, some of the music we enjoyed we no longer do. Yet, some of the music we didn't enjoy then, we enjoy now. I never used to like country music, but I find myself now enjoying some of it.

    "OH!! Which reminds me I need to get my ooky spooky CD's goin'....LOLOL No words, but a lot of creeking doors, a few howls and a whole lotta evil laughing and cackling! :-D"

    Bwhahahahahaha! You GO, Mel!!!!!! When I was a kid, I had an LP record of Halloween sound effects, which I used to play really LOUD in my bedroom.

    Thanks oodles for stopping by, dear lady! Have a glorious Sunday!

    X

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  50. And back to you Ron. And I'm so glad you're going to give Focus Booster a try. My productivity soared this week, due in no small part to this helpful desktop add on. And I haven't had any problems with spam etc, from this company either fyi.
    I really love this video and all the photos in this post. I'm going to come back again on days when I need a smile.
    Your posts are always grrrrreaaaeat. :<)
    Happy Weekend Ron. Has it cooled down a bit in PA?
    PS: If you need some cooking inspiration (don't know if you like to cook?) I just posted some good soups at:
    www.veggiesyarnsandtails.wordpress.com

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  51. Good morning Geraldine!

    "I really love this video and all the photos in this post. I'm going to come back again on days when I need a smile."

    Thank you, so glad you enjoyed this music video. Yup, I've done the same thing this week. I keep watching it and smiling :)

    Yes, it's finally cooling down a bit in PA. But I'm so looking forward to REAL fall weather soon, the kind that has that bit of chill in the air - love it!

    No, I don't cook much, but I love soups and stews during the colder fall and winter months.

    Have a super Sunday!
    X

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  52. Ron, I stopped by again to watch the video and really enjoyed it. I bookmarked it on You Tube so I can listen and watch it often. Hope you had a great weekend, Katy!

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  53. Herman TurnipOctober 13, 2013

    Okay, I'll admit, that was an entertaining video. No two ways about it. At the end I thought it was going to be a Dallas "it was all a dream" thing, but nope. Heh....tons of fun!

    It's pop, and pop music does have its place on the musical landscape. Some days you just want to shake booty, and this song perfectly fits the bill. Great post...and that there's some talented Photoshopping! :-)

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  54. "At the end I thought it was going to be a Dallas "it was all a dream" thing, but nope. "

    HAHAHAHAHA! Yes, it did appear that it could be like the 'dream sequence" from Dallas!

    "Some days you just want to shake booty, and this song perfectly fits the bill."

    Exactly! For some reason, this song just HIT me in the right place - the music and the message.

    "and that there's some talented Photoshopping! :-)"

    Thanks. It was very easy because I made them over at Face In Hole.

    Hope you had a great weekend and got some R&R after your busy week at work. Thanks for stopping by, buddy!

    X to you, Karin, and Mr. Tyler!

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  55. Oh I absolutely L.O.V.E. Country! Have you listened to The Judds and Jace Everett? One of the highlights of my life was going to a show at The Grand Ole Opry - a lifelong ambition of mine, it was incredible!

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  56. Yes, I've heard BOTH of the recording artists you mentioned and LOVE them!

    "One of the highlights of my life was going to a show at The Grand Ole Opry - a lifelong ambition of mine, it was incredible!"



    Oh, how AWESOME, Pearl! And I bet it was exciting!


    X

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  57. You are absolutely adorable as "Katy"!

    I'm afraid to listen. What if I like it? I accidentally heard Miley Cyrus on "Ellen" and am totally in love with "Wrecking Ball"!!! Me! liking Miley Cyrus!!!! Armageddon is nigh.


    Don't you wish all witches were Samantha or better yet, Endora! ;)

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  58. Aw...thank you, Nitebyrd! Don't I make a faaaaaaaaaabulous Katy? HA!

    "I accidentally heard Miley Cyrus on "Ellen" and am totally in love with "Wrecking Ball"!!! Me! liking Miley Cyrus!!!! Armageddon is nigh."

    Bwhahahahahaha! OMG...that CRACKED ME UP! Especially after reading that post you share about her. Oh well, I never knew much about Katy Perry until I heard this song, and now I LOVE her. Yeah...so GIRLY of me - HA!

    "Don't you wish all witches were Samantha or better yet, Endora! ;)"

    Amen! And didn't you LOVE that show? Endora was the BEST!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, Sis! Hope you're having a super week. We're FINALLY getting some REAL fall weather and it's beautiful! So cool and crisp!

    X ya!

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  59. The three photos... I am DYING! You should have gotten one of you embracing her ex husband as well! AH HA HA now THAT would be a good one HA HA HA HA!!!!


    When I was oh so sick for so long, I watched the Katy Perry movie on netflix and REALLY enjoyed it. Her background with such a religious family is fascinating. I also like they showed her with no makeup in it. She looks completely "regular" and wasn't afraid to show it... nothing you would turn your head at on the street. Her fireworks song is very inspiring. :)

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  60. "You should have gotten one of you embracing her ex husband as well! AH HA HA now THAT would be a good one HA HA HA HA!!!!"

    It's so funny you mentioned that, Katherine, because I tried to find one with Katy and her ex and couldn't!!!

    " I watched the Katy Perry movie on netflix and REALLY enjoyed it. Her background with such a religious family is fascinating."

    Yes, you are like the THIRD person on this post that has mentioned her film, and everyone said how GREAT it was. I will have to look for it a FYE because everyone has me so curious about it. If I watch it, I'll let you know what I think.

    Thanks for stopping by, girl!

    X

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  61. Well, I loved 'your' photos of Ronnie Perry... lol... but don't really care for a lot of newer music I guess. Still stuck in the 80s maybe?? ha!
    I had seen part of her video not too long ago when a friend posted it on FB but can't say I know anything about her or her music.

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  62. ". but don't really care for a lot of newer music I guess. Still stuck in the 80s maybe?? ha!"


    No, I don't think you're stuck in the 80's, I just think everyone's taste in music is different. We can all like the same stuff, you know?


    As I shared, I didn't know anything about her or her music before I heard this song and watched the video. She also made a movie/documentary that I really need to watch because several readers here said that they LOVED it!


    Thanks so much for stopping by and taking the time to catch up and comment on my posts. You're a sweetheart and I really appreciate that!


    X

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  63. Robert, I did the same thing! I have a lot of my favorite songs/videos bookmarked so all I have to do is click over to them.

    Yes, I had a great weekend. I was outside most of the day enjoying this beautiful fall weather we're having. Hope you had a great weekend too!

    Katy

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  64. I had not seen the video before this post. I actually liked it. I have a hate love relationship with Katy Perry but this is a song that has grown on me. I know what its like to go through some challenges in life and need to go from "zero to mine own hero". This post couldnt come at a better time for me. Hope you have a fab weekend Ronnie!

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  65. I have heard it before but didn't know the singer. I do now, though. Now that I've stopped dancing, can I get on with preparing my shopping list... haha.


    I love all music except modern jazz, traditional is good and, yes, I even like country. Music for me takes precedence over television. I couldn't live without my collection.


    The pictures are amazing, it's not everyone gets to sit in an oyster shell. Was it comfortable?


    Have a brilliant weekend ... keep dancing.

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  66. OMG Ron!!! This is PERFECT!!! Especially so because here I am sitting here blogging and actually LISTENING right this very MINUTE to Katy Perry singing ROAR!!! No kidding!! I LOVE it!! The very first time I heard it on the radio, I immediately downloaded it onto my phone...I seriously adore this song! You really should check out the movie she did last summer....I think it's out in RedBox right now for rental. My daughter and I saw it and just thought she was amazing!! So funny! That LAST part with YOU starring...is nothing short of AWESOME!!! Have a ROARING weekend yourself buddy!! xo Jeanne

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